• Sea of Galilee with a new grove of fruit trees in the foreground, and shade cloth covered bananas nearer the Sea.

    In Israel, it’s all about water

    Published on February 4, 2020

    While in Israel, I learned how the life-giving resource of water is brought to a dry and thirsty land and conserved so that generations to come can eat of the fruit of the land.

  • Orange paint on a tree.

    The painted forest

    Published on January 22, 2020

    Forest visitors may see trees marked with different colors of paint and cryptic numbers and letters. In most cases, that paint represents timber sale contract specifications.